Head of Programs - Philippines

Philippines · Philippines


Starting date: January/February 2019

Duty station: Manila with frequent travel to Visayas and Mindanao – and possibly other regions of the country – depending on assignments.

Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension

Reporting to: Country Director for Philippines - Country Program

About People in Need

People in Need (PIN) is an international, non-profit organization providing humanitarian and development assistance in over 20 countries worldwide. PIN draws on extensive experience across development, emergency and post emergency contexts to design, implement and monitor quality programming. Active in Philippines since typhoon Yolanda/Hayan in 2013, PIN Philippines is well established in early recovery, livelihoods development, land rights protection and market based approaches. In response to the Marawi crisis (2017) in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), PIN has implemented projects in support of Internally Displaced People (IDPs), especially targeting youth at risk. In the same areas, PIN Philippines is currently extending its operations to foster inter-religious dialogue and peace building in local communities.

For more information see: https://www.clovekvtisni.cz/en/what-we-do/humanitarian-aid-and-development/philippines

Position Summary

The Head of Programs (HoP) will work closely with PIN program teams and the County Director to oversee, manage, mentor and further expand long-term development as well as emergency programs of PIN Philippines.

Together with Program and Project Managers, the HoP is responsible for PIN Philippines Country Program efforts to develop, innovate and implement programs with the aim to achieve the highest impact while providing quality and accountability to beneficiaries, government, donors and partners. Furthermore, the HoP ensures quality of and synergies among existing and new programs and enhances visibility of PIN Philippines proactively contributing to donor communication and external representation. The HoP reports to PIN Country Director for Philippines Country Program with delegated management and responsibility for 2+ key programs and their assigned teams (approximately 20 individuals). The HoP also closely cooperates with Systems/Operations as well as Desk Officer, Relief and Development Department (RDD) Management, and sector specialists in PIN HQ.

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